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Engaging with governments to drive women’s financial inclusion at scale

October 16, 2017

The incredible potential for impact when working with a government that understands the importance of women’s financial inclusion & puts resources behind it.

3 Strategic Ways to Partner with Factories to Reach Millions of Underbanked Workers in India

October 9, 2017

Part two of a series on the opportunity for factories to offer financial and non-financial services to drive deeper financial inclusion.

How Factories Can Play a Pivotal Role in Expanding Financial Inclusion in India

October 1, 2017

80% of India’s 6 million garment employees are women. Many are not formally banked. These factories can be these women’s gateway to financial inclusion.

Hard work and a microloan turned Shirley into a successful business owner

September 25, 2017

With every loan from Negros Women for Tomorrow Foundation, Shirley was able to grow and expand her business from an informal market stall to a buzzing, formal operation.

Successful by Design: Why Creating Financial Products with Women in Mind Is a Win-Win

September 18, 2017

Our Product Development director explains the crucial elements of design to ensure financial product that works for women.

Breaking through the nascent mobile money market in Morocco with women

September 11, 2017

New regulation has inspired a renaissance for mobile money in Morocco. But competition is tight. How can a new player win in this market?

One on One with Women’s World Banking’s Manager for Digital Financial Services

September 4, 2017

The next installment in the blog series, Meet the Women’s World Banking team: an interview with one of our newest team members, Diana Boncheva Gooley.

In Malawi, we bring the bank to her

August 28, 2017

A new case study on our work with NBS Bank designing a digital savings account that addresses the barriers to banking facing low-income women in rural Malawi.

The indomitable spirit of Parveen Ali: a microentrepreneur success story

August 21, 2017

Parveen took her family from the brink of poverty to business success with her microentrepreneur’s spirit and the support of Kashf Foundation.

Do You See What I See? How Subjective Ideas About Gender Can Cause Financial Institutions to Stumble

August 14, 2017

The success of women-focused products depends on front-line staff resonating with the objective to serve women as much as it does having leaders’ buy-in.


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